Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Terra Cotta Pot & Bowl turned Candy Jar!

I have a confession...

I am a TOTAL copy cat.

I don't know why that feels like a total *fail* in some ways for me, but this project was TOO good to pass up. 

I copied it from HERE and HERE.
Don't go looking at theirs quite yet, because theirs are awesomer and then you'll think "ohhh...Sarah's sucks!"

BUT alas, I'm giving my go at it, with my own twists & styles involved, 
and a little kidlet help :)

Here's our supplies:
(not shown, acrylic paint & stampers & hot glue...BAD tutorial pics, I know!)

Birdie helping with the paint.
 Look at her, all grown up with her hair up!

 After it dried, I stamped them with some letter stamps to spell CANDY 
(not just "CAN" as shown in the photo)
let THAT dry and then gave it a quick sanding for a rustic chic look that I love oh-so-much!

Hot glue (or E9000) it all together, VOILA!

So there you have it.
MY version.
I love it.
My kids love it.
We're happy :)

Side note: 
has anyone noticed how OUTDATED conversation hearts are this year?
"Page Me"
(besides Doctors & Nurses)
get with the times!
At least say:
"Facebook Me"

Check out the Link Parties tab to see where I'll be partying.

Last but not least...
 Go & check out the Beau Sophie GIVEAWAY
it's awesome.
you can win yourself some jewelry or hair clippies!


Kimi's Getting Skinny ! said...

What a great project!!
So great!!


thats adorable. love it

nila1920 said...

soooo cute! uh..oh i think i'm gonna be a copy cat with this one too:D

Tasha said...

i love it! Thanks for sharing, I hadn't ever seen it before, so it's a good thing you were a "copy cat"! LOL! I want to be one too!!
have a great evening!

Tanya said...

Page me? That's too cute, but kids probably have no idea what it means.

gina luv said...

you did such a good job and i love the copy cat call out:) i think you did better than the originals! :0gina

B.Large said...

You've been selected!!! For the Versatile Blogger Award! Please pass on and enjoy!
Thanks Brandi Jo

Krystal said...

Stinkin cute! There is no shame in coping now and then!

Andrea @ Addicted2Tutes said...

I love this idea! Smart!

brandy-son Zen master flash said...

Way too cute for words - I love it too!!

Anna said...

Such a good idea, I love it! I'm going to add it to my tutorials to do list. Thanks for sharing!


Megan said...

Such thriftyness! It turned out great!

Jeanna said...

This is too too cute. I'm going to have to make one for us. My list just got longer. LOL...

Serendipity Chic Design said...

Seriously Sarah, that is one of the cutest crafts I have ever seen. What a creative idea!

Take care,

Bradley Blog said...

I love your version! Don't be so hard on yourself :) It looks great! (I really love the sanding idea to make it more rustic.)

♥ Miss Tea said...

I'm a copycat too hehehe, I also made the same thing but from different tutorial hehe but you did a great job, i love the result!!

amy@flexibledreams said...

LOVE it!! I'm a copycat too. (There is nothing new under the sun.) Nice work on the candy jar!

Laura said...

This is adorable! I love that your little girl helped. A crafter in the making!

Karina Wetzel said...

Lovely Idea :)!! I'm also a copycat!! Lol

I just feautured this post on my blog:


Keri said...

Love it! Such an easy but adorable idea. The possibly of having Peanut M&M's all year long makes me want to run to the store right now!!

gail@myrepurposedlife.net said...

I love your version! I'm loving the convo hearts in there. OMGosh I just realized I didn't eat a SINGLE one of those this year! Orange is my fav. I should head to the store to pick them up on clearance! haha
thanks for sharing @ ccc

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